Monthly Archives: September 2011

A tribute to Pataudi – the Great Seducer of his time

Mansur Ali Khan Pataudi – nicknamed Tiger Pataudi, former Indian cricket captain was born on 5 January 1941.

Pataudi was the youngest captain at the age of 21 in the Indian cricket team’s history and is regarded as one of the finest ever.

Mansur Ali Khan Pataudi

Mansur Ali Khan Pataudi, former Indian cricketer

Pataudi has totally played 46 test matches for India from 1961 to 1975 and also captained 40 test matches thereby winning nine of them.

His right eye got damaged in a car crash even then he continued playing and scored 2,793 runs at an average of 34.91 per innings.

This great tiger died on 22nd September 2011 in Delhi Hospital because of lung infection.

Miss Universe 2011 – Leila Lopes

The 60th anniversary of the Miss Universe pageant was at the Credicard Hall in Brazil on 12th of September 2011.

Delegates from 89 countries and territories competed for the title of Miss Universe 2011 this year in Brazil.

Miss-Universe 2010

Miss-Universe 2010 - Ximena Navarrete

After a tough competition Miss Angola, Leila Lopes was announced as Miss Universe 2011, taking over the reign of Ximena Navarrete, Miss Universe and Miss Mexico 2010. At the end of the event Ximena Navarrete of Mexico crowned her successor, Leila Lopes of Angola.

Miss Universe 2011

Miss Universe 2011 - Leila Lopes

An African beauty has not been crowned Miss Universe since 1999, when Miss Botswana, Mpule Kwelagobe, took the crown.

Responding to questions, Lopes said that she has never had cosmetic surgery of any kind and that her three tips for beauty were

  1. To get a lot of sleep
  2. Use sunscreen even when it’s not sunny
  3. To drink lots of water

She said her smile was her best weapon in the competition.

The first runner-up in the competition was 23-year-old Olesia Stefanko of Ukraine.

The second runner-up was Priscila Machado of Brazil.

The third was Miss Philippines and the fourth Miss China.


Miss Universe 2011 winner and runner up

Miss USA (and Miss California) Alyssa Campanella is there in the 2011’s Top 15 out of a total of 88 contestants.

Onam sms wishes in Malayalam

Last year i have started my post with this jinulive under the topic My Onam Celebration 2010 and i am glad to share my wishes for the second time continuosly.

Attha pookalam on PONONAM done by my mom

Attha pookalam done by my mom

  • Aishvaryavum, Samriddiyum, niranja nalla nalukal ennum undavatte oppam manassil snehthinte oru onamai.

  • Oormakal koodukootiya manasinte thalir chillayil niramulla oraayiram ormakulumai oru PONNONAM koodi varavayi…
    Hridhayam Niranja ONAASHAAMSHAKAL.

  • Veendum oru ponnonam koodi vannethi. Ellavarkkum ente ponnona aasamsakal.
  • Oro puvilum Oro thalirilum Oro Manasilum Vasantham Vidarthikondu Veendumoru ONAM vannethi” HAPPY ONAM “.
  • Nanmayudeyum , sambal samrithiyudeyum, oru ponnonam koodi varavayi.
  • Sandhoshathinteyum samrdhiyudeyum oraayiram onaashamsagal.
  • Kai Niraye Pookkalum Veedu niraye Aiswaryavum manasu Niraye snehavumayi
    Onakkalam koodi
    Othiri snehathode

  • Aishwaryathinteyum nanmayudeyum,
    nairmalyathinteyum pratheekamaya thumbappookkal,
    mavelithamburane varavelkunna e sudinangalil …
    Ente priya suhruthinu orayiram onashamsakal nerunnu.

  • Orumayude
    Onam Varavayi !!!

I wish you all a very Happy Onam.Smiley  Smiley  Smiley  Smiley  Smiley